Guyanese Murdered A Day Before Birthday

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Dec. 7, 2010: A Guyanese national whose birthday is today was shot dead early Monday in his Brooklyn apartment, New York police said. Aubrey Mercurius was shot in the living room of his Saratoga Ave. home in Brownsville, NY about 12:45 a.m. Monday. Police believe Mercurius […]

Bahamas Economy Took A Hit From Global Crisis

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Dec. 7, 2010: The global crisis hit the Bahamian economy hard with central government debt reaching 47 percent of GDP as of June 2010. That`s according to a latest assessment by the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund. The Board found that the downturn deteriorated […]

Haiti Cholera Count Passes 2,000 Mark

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. Dec. 6, 2010: The death toll from cholera in Haiti is now past the 2,000 mark. Officials say the death toll continues to grow even as those who are reported to have contracted the water-born disease reached around 91,700. United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon says […]

Arrest Rene Preval Haitian Protestors Say

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. Dec. 6, 2010: Hundreds of protestors took to the streets of Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, a week after controversial elections there, to call for the arrest of the country`s President, Rene Preval. `Arrest Rene Preval! Dismiss the Provisional Electoral Council!` the protesters shouted near the presidential palace Sunday. […]

House Votes To Censure Congressional Friend Of The Caribbean

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Dec. 3, 2010: Caribbean friends and supporters of Harlem Congressman, Rep. Charles Rangel, (D-N.Y.), will have to watch him be censured by the U.S. House. Members yesterday voted 333 to 79 to censure the 80-year-old member, after he was found guilty of 11 ethics violations. Speaker […]